The James Leroy Belk Post 17 Kershaw County Senior and Junior American Legion baseball teams will both begin tryouts for the 2013 summer season on Wednesday, May 8 at 6 p.m. at American Legion Park in Camden.
Polo, "the sport of kings," returns to Camden for the 13th annual Camden Cup Polo Match. Set for Sunday at 1:30 p.m., the Camden Cup -- an annual spring benefit for the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) -- will include the polo match as well as the popular Best Tailgate and Best Hat competitions.
Affectionately known as "Aunt Ruth," Ruth Brown, 89, passed away in her home on May 2, 2013, and went to be with the Lord after several years of declining health. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Wildwood Worship Center in Lugoff, S.C. The Reverend Gerald Brown and the Reverend Gene Brown will officiate. Burial services will follow at Quaker Cemetery in Camden, S.C. The family will receive friends at Powers Funeral Home in Lugoff on Friday, May 3, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m ...
We've commented before that one of the reasons for the political polarization in this country is because of all the different cable news networks, and the fact that they all seem to press their own agendas. They might call themselves news networks, but in many ways they're advocacy networks. People of particular persuasions have their favorites; you'll seldom see a deep conservative tuned in to MSNBC, just as you'll hardly ever see a dedicated liberal watching Fox News. The result is that people have their own beliefs re-affirmed over and over on a daily basis, seldom ...
There's a new angel in Heaven and she has a paintbrush in her hand! Betty Lou McMahan Williams, 93, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013. She was born in Marietta, Georgia on May 7, 1919 to Edgar Oliver and Beth Coe McMahan. Mrs. Williams grew up in Sanford, N.C., graduated from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. and taught school in Waynesboro, Va. She married Clyde Irwin Williams on August 1, 1942. Betty Lou served in the American Red Cross in World War II.
I don't want to make a habit of getting publicly involved in issues, but enough is enough. Every time I read the paper or listen to someone talk, it's about how much more money the government or some agency wants to take from me and the rest of Kershaw County.
The national nonprofit KaBoom! recently recognized the city of Camden as a 2013 "Playful City USA" community for the third year in a row. More than 200 other cities in the U.S. received the recognition for actively providing youth opportunities for play.